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by _username_
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Essential Zen Practice
Replies: 24
Views: 5658

Re: Essential Zen Practice

I've been studying the Beginner's basics of Zen ... So that covers the formation of a beginner's introduction into Zen mind, Beginner's mind.
by _username_
Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??
Replies: 101
Views: 13922

Re: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??

It also helps to be able to "clear the mind" ... Memory,Reasoning,Problem-Solving,Making Sense of an Object etc Brain Training stuff like that.
by _username_
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:54 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Working with a Teacher
Replies: 8
Views: 2116

Re: Working with a Teacher

I'm reading The Beginner's Guide to Zen Buddhism ...
by _username_
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:16 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Pure Land Study Group Thread
Replies: 305
Views: 45810

Re: Pureland study group anyone?

Could you learn from a book on how to practice?...
by _username_
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:45 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??
Replies: 101
Views: 13922

Re: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??

Mind is producing a visual of Planet Earth?...
by _username_
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Reciting the Buddha's Name
Replies: 3
Views: 1637

Re: Reciting the Buddha's Name

I think you sing some sort of song and it leads to acknowlegedment and recital of the Buddha's name.
by _username_
Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Pure Land Study Group Thread
Replies: 305
Views: 45810

Re: Pureland study group anyone?

I'll join. I've done the Medicine Buddha recitation though its Tibetan and not Pure Land. Medicine Buddha's dharani & mantra are from the Medicine Buddha sutra, which is technically a Pure Land sutra, even mentions one of his vows being to encourage people to want to be reborn in Amitabha's Pure La...
by _username_
Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Pure Land Study Group Thread
Replies: 305
Views: 45810

Re: Pureland study group anyone?

Why is Buddhism split into separate schools and groups? ... Isn't the original goal to attain Nirvana and Enlightenment.
by _username_
Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??
Replies: 101
Views: 13922

Re: Mind Is Brain!! Is Mind Is Brain??

The mind is the vehicle component of the brain which is used to interpret thoughts,feelings,and emotions.
by _username_
Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Since death alone is certain ...
Replies: 19
Views: 3031

Re: Since death alone is certain ...

"When close approaching death you should forgive your neighbor and ask for mercy."
by _username_
Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 6
Views: 1246

Re: Hello all

Hi <wave>
by _username_
Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: is Buddhism an evolved form of another ancient religion, cal
Replies: 21
Views: 3579

Re: is Buddhism an evolved form of another ancient religion,

Possibly, the civilization at the time probably practiced a religion.
by _username_
Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Pure Land Study Group Thread
Replies: 305
Views: 45810

Re: Pureland study group anyone?

I'll join. I've done the Medicine Buddha recitation though its Tibetan and not Pure Land.
by _username_
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: What are you looking for?
Replies: 68
Views: 14795

Re: What are you looking for?

Re: What are you looking for?


I would be looking for the transmission mechanism of Buddha to the disciple ananda.
by _username_
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Successful at Buddhism?...
Replies: 1
Views: 615

Successful at Buddhism?...

(hi) <waves> When I first encountered Buddhism on the Internet it meant reading the life story of the Buddha and forming the underlying "philosophy" of what that actually means. Its not quite clear how that translates to belief and practice. From what I understand the Buddha is said to have been in ...

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